Virginia Delegate Gordon Helsel [R]

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VAHB2528EnrollFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
VAHB2615PassCapital murder; law-enforcement officers and fire marshals; mandatory minimum. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder of a law-enforcement officer or certain other public safety officials who was 18 years of age or older at the time of ...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0835)
VAHB1972PassVirginia College Savings Plan. Makes several changes to the provisions that establish the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan), including (i) permitting the Plan to maintain an independent disbursement system for the disbursement of prepaid tuiti...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)
VAHB1611PassVirginia College Savings Plan; prepaid tuition contracts; pricing reserves. Provides that in the event that the ratio of the assets of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan) to the obligations of the Plan exceeds 105 percent, the pricing reserv...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0806)
VAHB2653PassPublic institutions of higher education; innovation; Innovative Internship Fund and Program established. Permits any public institution of higher education to propose in conjunction with the six-year plan process, and the General Assembly to adopt by...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0794)
VAHB1730PassFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)
VAHB2786PassCoal combustion residuals impoundment; closure. Requires the owner or operator of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) unit, defined in the bill to include a coal ash pond or landfill, within the Chesapeake Bay watershed at Bremo Power Station, Chesap...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)
VAHB1965PassFort Monroe Authority; payments to the City of Hampton in lieu of real property taxes. Provides that, for real estate leased by the Fort Monroe Authority (the Authority) to a private owner, such real estate shall be taxed by the City of Hampton as if...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0468)
VAHB1804PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)
VAHB2577PassHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
VAHB1734PassVirginia Center for School and Campus Safety; threat assessment; case management tool. Requires the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a case management tool for use by public elementary and secondary school threat assessment tea...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)
VAHB2576PassSex Trafficking Response Coordinator; duties; report. Creates, within the Department of Criminal Justice Services, a Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator (the Coordinator) who shall (i) create a statewide plan for local and state agencies to identify...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
VAHB1817PassPromoting travel for prostitution; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any travel agent to knowingly promote travel services for the purposes of prostitution or certain offenses involving minors that require registration on the Sex Offender a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
VAHB1963PassFort Monroe Authority; definition of Area of Operation. Changes the definition of "Area of Operation" for purposes of the Fort Monroe Authority to mean land owned by the Commonwealth at Fort Monroe. The current definition refers to lands acquired fro...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0389)
VAHB1887PassPosting human trafficking hotline information. Requires the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority and the Virginia Employment Commission to post notice of the existence of a human trafficking hotline in government stores, except for governmen...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
VAHB1623PassMilitary families; relocation to the Commonwealth; student registration. Permits any student whose service member parent is relocated to the Commonwealth pursuant to orders received to register for courses and other academic programs and participate ...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
VAHB2719PassHealth insurance; small employers. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of group health insurance policies to provide that an individual who performs any service for remuneration under a contract of hire for (i) a corporation in wh...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)
VAHB2008PassDepartment of Education; energy career cluster. Requires the Department of Education, in consultation with representatives from pertinent industries such as renewable energy, natural gas, nuclear energy, coal, and oil, to establish an energy career c...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0370)
VAHB2169PassPhysician assistants; licensure by endorsement. Authorizes the Board of Medicine to issue a license by endorsement to an applicant for licensure as a physician assistant who (i) is the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
VAHB2632PassBoard of Veterans Services; membership and scope of responsibilities. Increases the membership of the Board of Veterans Services by adding an additional member of the House of Delegates, an additional member of the Senate of Virginia, an additional n...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)
VAHB2114PassSpecial license plates; members of the International Association of Fire Fighters. Changes the special license plates for members of the International Association of Fire Fighters from nonrevenue sharing to revenue sharing and provides for the moneys...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0154)
VAHB2470FailProstitution and human trafficking related crimes; minors; penalty. Increases from a Class 3 felony to a Class 2 felony and imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years for the following crimes if minors under 15 years of age are invo...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1702FailLibrary of Virginia; disposition of official correspondence of the Governor. Requires the Library of Virginia to catalogue and make accessible to the public all correspondence and other records required to be delivered by an outgoing Governor within ...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1735FailCommission on Student Behavioral Health created. Establishes the Commission on Student Behavioral Health as a legislative branch commission. The purpose of the Commission shall be to (i) assess the efficacy of developing and implementing a statewide ...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHJR587PassCommending the American Legion.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1139PassCelebrating the life of Lieutenant Bradford Turner Clark.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1139ER)
VAHJR1138PassCelebrating the life of Captain Anthony Reid Adams, USCG, Ret.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1138ER)
VAHR455PassCelebrating the life of Joshua Wayne Bell.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House (HR455ER)
VAHB1820PassNondisclosure or confidentiality agreement; sexual assault; condition of employment. Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee or a prospective employee to execute or renew any provision in a nondisclosure or confidentiality agreement that has...
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0131)
VAHJR630PassSilence Empowers Violence Break the Code Awareness-to-Action Week. Designates the third full week of September, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Silence Empowers Violence Break the Code Awareness-to-Action Week in Virginia.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ630ER)
VAHJR910PassCommending Technical Sergeant Allyson Denise Winston, USAF.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ910ER)
VAHJR911PassCommending Edward D. Fly.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ911ER)
VAHJR968PassCelebrating the life of Trooper Lucas B. Dowell.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ968ER)
VAHR351PassCommending Wayne Tinsley.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House (HR351ER)
VAHR373PassCommending the State of Israel.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House (HR373ER)
VAHR308PassCommending Mary-Martha Catlett.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed House (HR308ER)
VAHB1617EngrossCampaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Adds a definition of "personal use of campaign funds" and prohibits the use of contributions, or conversion of items acquired using contributions, to a candidate or campaign ...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
VAHR268PassCommending Percy F. Ward, Jr.
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2019-02-18
Bill text as passed House (HR268ER)
VAHR267PassCommending Becky Morrison.
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2019-02-18
Bill text as passed House (HR267ER)
VAHB2570EngrossFamily life education programs; student participation. Prohibits any public elementary or secondary school student from participating in any family life education program without the prior written consent of his parent.
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2019-02-14
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (10-Y 5-N)
VAHJR834PassCelebrating the life of Scott Marvin Anderson.
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2019-02-14
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ834ER)
VAHB1964PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meeting exemption for the Fort Monroe Authority. Creates an exemption from the open meeting requirements of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act for discussion or consideration by the Board of Trustees of the F...
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2019-02-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)
VAHJR748PassCommending Virginia State University.
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2019-02-07
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ748ER)
VAHB2307IntroKilling or injuring police animals; penalty. Requires a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of six months for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Departme...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2724IntroUniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspection districts; inspection of residential rental dwelling units. Permits a local building department in a locality that has established a rental inspection district to choose to delay the initial inspecti...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2677IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHJR667PassCelebrating the life of Stacey Visser Dendy.
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2019-01-31
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ667ER)
VAHJR743PassCommending the Honorable Robert W. Goodlatte.
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2019-01-31
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ743ER)
VAHB747EngrossSales tax exemption; veterinarians. Exempts veterinarians from sales and use tax on the purchase or prescription of drugs and medicines.
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
VAHB525EngrossCarnal knowledge of pretrial or posttrial offender; bail bondsmen; penalty. Increases to a Class 6 felony from a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for an owner or employee of a bail bond company that posted bond for a person to carnally know such perso...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
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